As an author, Mitch Albom has sold over 35 million copies of his books and has had multiple No. 1 New York Times Bestsellers, but Mitch got his start as a musician. He has written songs for TV and film, and is a member of the Rock Bottom Remainders. His upcoming novel The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto recounts the story of a mythical musician to showcase both the power of music and its necessity in our lives. The book is out November 10, 2015.
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